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STARR,. 'REAL* BAD MAN, BORN AT FU3BS0N Desperado Who Has Led Sensational Career, Born in Muskogee County. KILLED U, S. MARSHAL DURING EARLY DAYS Sends "Good-Bye" To Ex-Wife Here Mrs. Ollva Starr of Muskog-ee. former wife of Henry Starr, an; ployed In the Indian office here, received the following telirram this afternoon from the bandit: "I am dying. Tell the boy to do better than I did." "The boy." ia Roosevelt Starr, member of tho senior clans of the Muskogee High school ami named In honor of the late Theodore Roosevelt, who saved the life of the boy's father by pardoning him when he was under sentence of death. "I hoped that he had beaten It back," said Mrs. Starr, who was divorced from the banUlt In 1912 Starr's present wife Is Mrs. Huldu Starr of Salllsaw. Okld. They were wed In February of 1513. the success human a by ] sister, I Henri' Starr was born at Fort OlbBon. Indian Territory. December 2, 1883. His father was (jeorgo Starr, known as "Hop" Starr, and was a half breed the 1> Ihe ' | , Cherokee Indian, and his moth»r was one quarter Cherokee, Henry Starr of grew up ,n the Cherokee nation and at the age of 16 became a cowboy. He a has many times .node the btatement the that being arrested by deputy marshals »et for offenses he did not commit drove blm to adopt the life he has lived.

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 18 Feb 1921, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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